Rich in Thought Consulting brings over 15 years of experience providing strategic operational leadership in volatile situations. We collaborate with entrepreneurs and business executives who want to map out a new business strategy, identify critical vulnerabilities and strengths, compare growth options, and implement cost-reduction strategies. We leverage a unique breadth of leadership roles in small businesses, a Fortune 100 company, and the Department of Defense to help business leaders maximize ROI, optimize operations, enhance culture, and inspire their teams through synergistic leadership.
Why Rich in Thought Consulting
What Makes Us Different
We are multi-lingual and multi-faceted professionals with a range of experience in both the military and corporate world. As a former United States Marine Officer, our Principal Consultant, Richard Turner, is passionate about helping fellow veterans who are making the transition from the military to civilian life, as well as supporting veteran entrepreneurs and other local-owned businesses.
He brings an unmatched academic portfolio having master’s degree in Engineering Management (ME) and is currently completing two additional degrees in Business Administration (MBA), Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (MS STEM). His professional experience is also uniquely broad, having worked in management roles for both the #1 ecommerce company in the world (Amazon) and the #1 small strategy consulting firm in 2019 (Wilson Perumal & Company).
Rich’s ability to break down barriers, synthesize insights, and develop actionable solutions give him a unique skill set that enables him to be successful in any organization.Robert TurellCase Team Leader at Wilson Perumal & Company
I had the opportunity to work directly with Rich for the better part of a year. Right from the start, he quickly impressed those around him. Rich is a proven leader that will bring any team he is part of to the next level!Robert TurellCase Team Leader at Wilson Perumal & Company
Richard's executive talents are quite remarkable. While a visionary in our organization, he remained highly approachable to both junior staff and peers. I have watched him listen to the ideas of his Marines on the front lines, leverage their experiences, and formulate successful strategies.Erich CuadrosMaps Coach at MAPS Business Coaching
Richard earned the respect of everyone in our organization through his gifted insight, competitive nature, and determination. Richard’s expertise and work ethic will be an asset to any organization that requires proven leadership.Erich CuadrosMaps Coach at MAPS Business Coaching
I worked with Rich on a business development project, and he produced great thought leadership that got us closer to closing a client deal. Rich is thoughtful, a fast learner, and gets things done.Max AdlerConsultant at Wilson Perumal & Company
Rich represents an uncommonly high standard of professionalism. I worked with Rich at WP&C for over a year and as direct support on a project team. Rich was vital in the success of that effort.Chris E.Helping Organizations Overcome Complexity and Thrive
He works hard and continually takes the opportunity to learn and hone his already sharpened skills. He would be a great leader to add to your organization.Chris E.Helping Organizations Overcome Complexity and Thrive
Richard and I met several years ago when we were both in charge of separate but related projects and teams. From the very beginning, he was a pleasure to work with.Trent W. Emeneker
Pro-active, extremely competent, willing to do the dirty work, and adept at translating the big picture all the way down to the gritty details, it was easy to work with him.Trent W. Emeneker
I could always count on him to do what he said he would do, how it was supposed to be done, and on time all while maintaining a sense of humor.Trent W. Emeneker
Richard Turner has my utmost respect and would be a fantastic addition to your organization. I’ve known Richard for close to 20 years and his professionalism, integrity and work ethic have always impressed me.Trevor ConklinDeputy J2 Executive Office
I’ve worked all over the world, with many different groups, and Richard is in the top 1% of leaders I’ve worked with. He can bring people together, analyze and improve processes, and achieve goals like very few others can.Trevor ConklinDeputy J2 Executive Office
Richard would be a wonderful leader or team member in any organization and has my highest recommendation!Trevor ConklinDeputy J2 Executive Office
A true weapon of productivity and leadership. I’ve had the pleasure of working aside and for Rich in the past on both military operations in combat and project design & management in the U.S.Teddy K. PernalDirector of Operations at Tactical Revolution, LLC
Rich has a very unique ability of approaching every obstacle with a matched work ethic and integrity that most leaders cannot equal. I would eagerly seek alignment with any project or team Rich is a part of.Teddy K. PernalDirector of Operations at Tactical Revolution, LLC
His teamwork abilities are infectious and he truly understands leaders serve as well. Highly recommended.Teddy K. PernalDirector of Operations at Tactical Revolution, LLC